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BNN: Scott Rostan “IPO/M&A Frenzy”

http://watch.bnn.ca/business-day-pm/business-day-pm-april-2014/business-day-pm-april-15-2014/#clip1080660

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Crain’s: Scott Rostan “M.B.A.s flock to tech scene”

Traditional Wall Street jobs aren’t the sure thing they used to be for some graduates. http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140318/NONPROFITS/303169997/-education-report-m-b-a-s-flock-to-tech-scene# By Eilene Zimmerman Kelly Goldston didn’t make a beeline for an investment bank or consulting firm like many M.B.A.s when she graduated last May from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Instead, she took a job as senior […]

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Bloomberg: Chirag Saraiya on “Herbalife Ripens for Suitors Dismissing Ackman: Real M&A”

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-24/herbalife-ripens-for-suitors-dismissing-ackman-real-m-a.html By Brooke Sutherland and Duane D. Stanford For suitors willing to bet Bill Ackman is wrong, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) is a prime candidate for a buyout. Ackman’s assertions that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme pit him against company backers including Carl Icahn and Bill Stiritz, chairman of Post Holdings Inc. Stiritz, the fourth-largest holder, said last year he’d support a buyout. […]

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Training The Street Offically Launches Law Firm Practice Group

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101407124 — Financial Learning Service Provider Uses Wall Street’s Tools for Legal Clients — NEW YORK, February 11, 2014 – Training The Street (TTS), a leading corporate training provider for the top Wall Street firms and business schools, officially announced today the launch of its law firm practice group. Adapting TTS’s coursework offered to banks, […]

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CFO Magazine: Scott Rostan on “CVS Jettisons a Cash Cow”

http://www.cfo.com/risk-management/2014/02/cvs-jettisons-cash-cow/ Marielle Segarra On Wednesday, CVS Caremark announced that it would stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products, a segment worth $2 billion in annual sales. Much has been written about the decision, which CVS says will erase 17 cents in from its earnings per share annually. Why would it make this kind of move? Partly […]

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Wall Street Journal: Scott Rostan “Reaching the Top Ranks of Blackstone Without an M.B.A.”

Blackstone’s Jonathan Gray Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal

http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014/01/31/reaching-the-top-ranks-of-blackstone-without-an-m-b-a/  By Mike Spector Real-estate guru Jonathan Gray heads Blackstone’s largest business, chairs the board of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., just became a billionaire on paper and is in line to one day run the world’s largest private-equity firm. But he’s also notable for something he doesn’t have: an M.B.A. The 43-year-old Gray, who heads […]

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Proformative: Robert Rostan “Trading Places, How to Carry Over Your Finance Skills to Another Industry”

  http://www.proformative.com/articles/trading-places-how-carry-over-your-finance-skills-another-industry Sheryl Nance-Nash Robert Rostan wanted something different. He was the director of financial reporting at Sonic Automotive, an $8 billion public specialty retailer, but in 2006, he joined his brother’s company, Training The Street (TTS) a corporate training provider for Wall Street firms and business schools. Today, as the CFO and principal of TTS, Rostan spends 30 […]

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Early-bird Students take advantage of Wall Street short course

http://www.davidson.edu/news/news-stories/131206-students-take-advantage-of-wall-street-short-course How much do Davidson students care about careers in finance and business? Enough so that more than 70 of them gave up several hours of sleep to sign in at 9 a.m. on a Sunday for an all-day primer about Wall Street. What they got for their early rising on the weekend was a […]

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